Rowland, Rolly Rupertus

Rowland, Rolly Rupertus

January 11, 1936 – March 16, 2020
It saddens us to announce the passing of Rolly Rupertus. Rolly was born in Wetaskiwin, Alberta where he lived and worked as a heavy duty equipment operator. He moved to B.C. in 1972 and in 1973 was employed with the District of Matsqui operating the grader grade- all and sand truck in the winter. He worked with Matsqui until his retirement in 1996. He met Anna Marie (Sward) in 1982 and they lived together until his death. Rolly loved hunting and fishing and in 1996 they moved to Watch Lake in the Cariboo. He also enjoyed his winter hobby woodworking, playing cards and playing darts at the Watch Lake hall. Rolly was also a member of Ridgedale Rod & Gun Club and the Eagles Club in Abbotsford for many years.
He is survived by his brother Orville (Agnes), two children Cindy (Kenny) Hal (Corrine) two step children Kevin (Robbin), Tara (Andy), Four grand children Tyrell (Ashley) Tristen Chelsey (Jesse) Brandon, six step grandchildren Justin (Jenna), Summer, Brandy, Andrew, Brayden, Caroline, and two great grand children Tuff and Wyatt.
At Rolly’s request, no service will be heldObituary


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